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Astro Metal Craft is located in a beautiful rural community with excellent schools, affordable housing, close to good shopping and anything a person could want. We offer friendly atmosphere, variety in work, competitive compensation, and a nice benefits package. We want to hire people who take pride in doing quality work and want job stability. Learning and growth is encouraged in order for people to achieve success in their life and career.

We strongly encourage you to contact us if you are a highly experienced TIG or MIG welder or an experienced estimator/project manager and looking for a new career opportunity!




Laser Operator (Sheet Metal Fabrication)

Astro Metal Craft is seeking a Laser Operator to fabricate sheet metal parts according to prints, and work in other areas of shop as needed. Ideal candidate has metal fabrication experience and knowledge of operating a Tube Laser focusing on detail with precise cutting technology. Join a team that works together to make metal perform taking pride in the finished product!

Job Activities & Responsibilities

  • Operate tube laser
  • Operate laser
  • Knowledge and/or experience operating a CNC punch (Trumpf)
  • Set up production equipment or machinery
  • Load or unload sheet metal onto machinery
  • Use precision measuring tools to verify conformance to specifications
  • Use hand or power tools, (hand grinder for de-burring)
  • Count products or materials
  • Operate forklift to move material, parts, or equipment
  • Plan or organize work
  • Work in other areas as needed such as sawing, machining, etc.


Work Context

This position requires standing and moving around throughout the entire shift, while paying attention to what is going on with the parts and machinery. It requires being exact or highly accurate, and you may run several machines at one time. Wearing common protective or safety equipment including steel toed boots/shoes, safety glasses, and hearing protection is mandatory. This position also requires lifting up to 40 pounds regularly and up to 80 pounds occasionally.


Astro offers a 90% paid health insurance, dental plan, disability insurance, 401K with company contribution, Employee Assistance Program, PTO, paid holidays, positive work culture and company outings/events.

Job Shifts Available

First shift: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Second shift: 12:30 pm – 11:00 pm, Monday – Thursday

Start time flexible

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $26.00 per hour


Astro Metal Craft & Manufacturing is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

For more information about job openings, contact Cindy Tillemans at: or call at 763-777-8087.

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Tel: 763-777-8087
Fax: 763-777-8088
11059 Lamont Ave NE
Hanover, Minnesota 55341

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